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Single Major

Food Science and Technology

Bachelors of Computer Science/Science

Help develop improved food products for the world's growing population.

Food science and technology is a highly interdisciplinary field that teaches you about the physical, microbiological and chemical make-up of food, and how to apply this knowledge.

Graduates can gain employment in technical and scientific food manufacturing industries, or develop new foods, processes and packaging to optimise food quality.

Highlights

23 in the world for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

1 in Australia for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Food technologist
  • Quality systems coordinator
  • Product development technologist
  • Research and development coordinator

Graduate salary

Agriculture & environmental studies (undergraduate)

$53K–$57K

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This major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study